EHRA 2021 - Clinical insights about Abbott’s HD Mapping solutions from the experts
Published: 22 April 2021
Learn more about the most recent updates from EHRA 2021 as global leaders share their expertise on HD Mapping.
To view the full Abstracts presented at EHRA 2021 click the links below:
Dr. Zedda - Comparison of geographic workflow preferences with real-time dynamic regional mapping data during catheter ablation
Dr. Di Cori - Workflows and clinical utilization of dynamic mapping data in radiofrequency catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias
Dr. Porterfield - Assessment and incidence of PV gaps as determined by HD Grid and circular mapping catheters
Prof. Merino - Characterization of conduction gaps at the pulmonary vein antra by omnipolar voltage mapping
Prof. Deisenhofer - European early experience with a novel 3D mapping system
To view the full symposium presented at EHRA 2021 click the links below:
Dr. Day - High power ultra short duration ablation with HD mapping improves freedom from atrial fibrillation and redo procedures compared to circular mapping catheter.
Dr. Dhanjal - Impact of a high-density grid catheter on long-term outcomes for structural heart disease ventricular tachycardia ablation.
Prof. Deisenhofer - Dynamic mapping adding high power short duration: A quick & flexible approach to complex atrial arrhythmias ablation without compromising patient safety.
Abstract Interview Summaries
- Dr. Di Cori describes his experience with EnSite™ LiveView Dynamic Display software and comparison with geographic workflow preferences and utilization of Advisor™ HD Grid Mapping Catheter.
- Dr. Porterfield presents results from a multi-site acute study comparing Advisor™ HD Grid Mapping Catheter to traditional circular mapping catheters in determining PV Gaps.
- Prof. Merino shares his research experience with the novel Omnipolar voltage mapping, and the potential value for its clinical use.
- Dr. Bourier shares the initial experience of Munich Heart Centre with a novel mapping system, EnSite™ X EP System.
Symposium Interview Summaries
- Dr. Day highlights the benefits and improvements that Advisor™ HD Grid brings to his daily AF approach.
- Dr. Dhanjal summarizes his hospital's experience using Advisor™ HD Grid Mapping Catheter in VT.
- Prof. Deisenhofer describes her workflow using the new Ensite™ LiveView software in combination with HPSD with a Flex tip catheter.
Selected Abstracts from EHRA 2021
Symposium Summary Interviews from EHRA 2021
Andrea Di Cori
Dr. Andrea Di Cori obtained his MD from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in 2000 under the supervision of the Prof. Attilio Maseri. After qualifying in Cardiology at the University of Pisa (2004), he completed his Clinical Fellowship in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology (EP) at the same institution under the supervision of Dr. Maria Grazia Bongiorni. Dr Andrea Di Cori has published many high impact papers and collaborates with many peer review medical journals as reviewer.
Dr. Christopher Porterfield, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in San Luis Obispo, CA.
Dr. Porterfield attended University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill then the Saba School of Medicine as well as receiving a Master’s in Public Health from East Carolina University. Dr. Porterfield is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases and sub-specializes in Electrophysiology. Professional interests include ablation and medical management of ventrical and atrial tachycardia, channelopathies and electrophysiologic genetics, complex device management, heart failure management, health promotion and cardiac disease prevention.
Jose L Merino
Director of the Arrhythmia– Electrophysiology Research Unit
Jose L Merino is Director of the Arrhythmia– Electrophysiology Research Unit at La Paz University Hospital in Madrid. His research focus is the clinical management of arrhythmia and interventional electrophysiology, and he has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is also involved in the development of pre-market-release versions of electrophysiology navigation systems. Dr Merino is Past President of the Working Group on Arrhythmia and Chairman of the Accreditation Committee of the Spanish Society of Cardiology. He is also Past Chairman of the Accreditation Committee of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), a member of the Organising Committee of the past and next Europace congresses and a member of the EHRA’s Scientific Initiative Committee. Dr Merino serves on the Editorial Board of several journals, including EP-Europace and Revista española de cardiología, and is a Fellow of the ESC and…
Dr Felix Bourier is currently at the University of Munich, Germany and specializes in Atrial Fibrillation
John D Day
Director of Heart Rhythm Services
Dr. John D. Day is a cardiologist in Salt Lake City, Utah and is affiliated with Intermountain Medical Centre. Dr. Day received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Dr Tarv Dhanjal, University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire, NHS Trust, UKDr. Dhanjal is a Consultant Cardiologist, Electrophysiologist and honorary Associate Clinical Professor of Cardiology at the University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire; University of Warwick and was previously Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology at St. Thomas' Hospital, UK. His expertise is in complex ablations: AF ablation and VT ablation. He has won many prizes, and is a published researcher and book author. Dr Dhanjal is also a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), British Medical Association, British Cardiac Society, Heart Rythmn Society and the Medical Defence Union.
Prof Isabel Deisenhofer is an electrophysiologist at the German Heart Center Munich, Germany. Prof Deisenhofer's specialities include arrythmias, atrial fibrillation, ventricular arrythmias and sudden cardiac death.